George Headley Primary wins Charles Chocolates Dancin’ Dynamites Loop Jamaica

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L-R: Brand Manager, Charles Chocolates, Tiffany Simmonds is all smiles as she presents George Headley Primary School, winners of the 18th staging of Charles Chocolates Dancin’ Dynamites with a symbolic cheque of J$400,000 at the final staging on June 1, 2024 held at Jamaica College in Kingston. Sharing the moment is Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sports, Hon. Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange and Charles Chocolates Marketing Assistant, Victoria Cameron.

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George Headley Primary, the first primary school to enter the Charles Chocolate Dancin’ Dynamites Competition, copped the winning trophy in an exciting showdown on June 1.

The grand finale was held at the Jamaica College Auditorium in Kingston. Finalists, ‘Explosive Dancers’ and ‘OPD Dancers’ secured the second and third places in the competition, respectively.

Over the last few weeks, the dance competition has captivated audiences with its televised elimination shows, showcasing the talents of dance enthusiasts under the theme ‘Raving Machine’.

Apart from the prestige of claiming the Dancin’ Dynamites title, George Headley Primary was rewarded over $3 million in cash and prizes and a scholarship to the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts. In an exciting development, the young champions will embark on a tour alongside renowned recording artist Roger ‘Razor B’ Cassup in Canada.

Tiffany Simmonds, Brand Manager for Charles Chocolates, the title sponsor, expressed congratulations to the winners and finalists in the competition.

“We are proud of the work put in by the teams and the incredible talent leading up to the finals.” She added, “We are thrilled with the success of the show and the opportunity to help young Jamaicans showcase creativity and art through dancing.”

Jennifer’ Jenny Jenny’ Small, the Executive Producer for Dancin’ Dynamites, highlighted the significance of showcasing Jamaican talent internationally, saying, “The opportunity to showcase Jamaica’s talent internationally is an amazing for Jamaican culture and to help propel the careers of the winners as professional dancers.”

She added that the competition aims to support the dancers even after the competition by connecting them with other experts in the field.

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